Monday, November 20, 2017

Nation & World

Glenn Thrush, New York Times reporter, accused of sexual misbehavior

Glenn Thrush, New York Times reporter, accused of sexual misbehavior

The New York Times said Monday that it was suspending Glenn Thrush, one of its most prominent reporters, after he was accused of sexually inappropriate behavior.The move came after the website Vox published a report containing allegations that Thrus...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Trump intends to declare NKorea a state sponsor of terror

Trump intends to declare NKorea a state sponsor of terror

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula. Trump said the designation will impose further penalties on the count...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Charles Manson crawled from the Summer of Love to descend into Helter Skelter murders

Charles Manson crawled from the Summer of Love to descend into Helter Skelter murders

By Joe MozingoLOS ANGELES — He could have been just another grifter.When Charles Manson rolled into California from Appalachia in 1955 in a stolen Mercury, his big ambition was to be a pimp.In prison at Terminal Island for trying to cash a forged $43...
Updated: 2 hours ago

After border agent is killed and partner injured in Texas, Trump renews call for wall

Authorities were searching southwest Texas for suspects or witnesses after a U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and his partner injured Sunday while on patrol in the state’s Big Bend area, officials said.Agent Rogelio Martinez and his partner were "...
Updated: 6 hours ago
102-year-old Holocaust survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew

102-year-old Holocaust survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew

Associated PressKFAR SABA, Israel — Eliahu Pietruszka shuffled his 102-year-old body through the lobby of his retirement home toward a stranger and collapsed into him in a teary embrace. Then he kissed both cheeks of his visitor and in a frail, squea...
Published: 11/19/17
Mugabe, in speech to Zimbabwe, refuses to say if he will resign as president

Mugabe, in speech to Zimbabwe, refuses to say if he will resign as president

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Robert Mugabe, 93, who ruled Zimbabwe with an iron grip until the military placed him under house arrest last week, stunned the nation Sunday night by refusing to say whether he would resign.Many political observers and fellow Zimb...
Published: 11/19/17
Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail

Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he should have left three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China in jail. Trump’s tweet Sunday comes after the father of player LiAngelo Ball minimized Trump’s involvement in winning the playe...
Published: 11/19/17
Treasury chief a Bond villain? Mnuchin OK with comparison

Treasury chief a Bond villain? Mnuchin OK with comparison

WASHINGTON — The treasury secretary says he had no idea that a photo of him and his wife posing with a sheet of newly printed money would go viral.And he says he’s not bothered that some commentators suggested the pair looked like James Bond villains...
Published: 11/19/17
Associated Press photographer tells how Mnuchin photo came to be

Associated Press photographer tells how Mnuchin photo came to be

WASHINGTON — A photo of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and his wife posing with a sheet of new $1 bills — the first notes bearing his signature — has been prompting people to poke fun at them online. The Associated Press photo shows Mnuchin holdin...
Published: 11/19/17
Trump campaign created own rules on sexual harassment

Trump campaign created own rules on sexual harassment

WASHINGTON — "You can do anything," Donald Trump once boasted, speaking of groping and kissing unsuspecting women. Maybe he could, but not everyone can. The candidate who openly bragged about grabbing women’s private parts — but denied he really did ...
Published: 11/19/17